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" For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee : for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of... "
The Silent Pastor: Or, Consolations for the Sick - Page 74
by John Fothergill Waterhouse Ware - 1848 - 186 pages
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The works of ... George Horne; to which are prefixed memoirs of ..., Volume 3

George Horne (bp. of Norwich.) - 1818
...that is, I pray the Lord Jesus Christ so to do. And speaking of his thorn in the flesh, he says, " I besought " the Lord thrice, that it might depart...weakness; " Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my in-' " firmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon " me 1 ;"—The power of Christ,—that...
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Theology: Explained and Defended in a Series of Sermons, Volume 2

Timothy Dwight - 1818
...Lord, that it might depart from me. But he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee : for my power is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, will I rather glory in mine infirmities ; that the power of Christ may rest upon me. In this passage St. Paul informs us,...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1819
...answer which he obtained to it in 2 Cor. xii. 7, 0, 0. " There was given to me a thorn in the flesh. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it...gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me." This, accordingly, the author confesses, though with a...
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Letters to the Rev. Wm. E. Channing: Containing Remarks on His Sermon ...

Moses Stuart - 1819 - 156 pages
...very vision of God, and his soul filled with the Holy Ghost, ask and pray amiss ? 2 Cor. xii. 8, 9. " For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it...gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me." The Lord, whom Paul here besougfa, is plainly Christ ;...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 17

1835
...says, " I besought the Lord thrice, that it (that is, the affliction under which he was suffering,) might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace...gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me." (2 Cor. xii. 8, 9.) Again, writing to the Thessalonians,...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 21

1839
...Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace it sufficient for thee : for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in inßrmities, in reproaches,...
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A Series of Sermons on the Divinty of Christ: Preached in East-Windsor: Dec ...

Thomas Robbins - 1820 - 172 pages
...your hearts." Concerning the thorn in the flesh, with which this apostle was afflicted, he says, " For this 'thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it...strength is 'made perfect in weakness. Most gladly, thereTore, will I rather glory in my infirmities, that 'the power of Christ may rest upon me." Thus,...
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The Thirty-nine articles of the Church of England illustrated by ...

Church of England articles - 1821
...we are sufficient to think any thing as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God. 2 Cor. iii. 5. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee:...gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 2 Cor. xii. 9. Looking unto Jesus, the I remission of our...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 16; Volume 34

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1821
...for the exordium and general division of a third specimen. ' No. XXXIII. 2 Cor. ch. xü. ver. 9. « And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee...is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore mill I rather «lory in my infirmities, that the power of Vnrist may rest upon me. « In the preceding...
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The Christian's Family and Pocket Companion: Embracing Five Sermons on the ...

Sinclare Kelburn - 1821 - 346 pages
...besought the Lord thrice that it might depart from me. And he said, my grace is sufficient fur thee ,- for my strength is made -perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in mine infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me." — II. Cor. xii. 8, 9. There are...
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